CEDA SA Energy series: The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP

CEDA SA Energy series: The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP

Apr 21
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP to provide insight into the South Australian Government's policy measures aimed at insulating the state from the recent spate of damaging blackouts as it seeks more secure electricity supplies.


The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP, South Australian Treasurer South Australian Minister for Energy
Professor Ross Garnaut AC, Chair, Zen Energy

Event overview

Key policy measures to be discussed include:

  • Batteries - build the nation's biggest battery as part of a $150 million Renewable Technology Fund;
  • Power plant - government to build a $360 million 250MW gas fired power station to provide backup power;
  • Market - new ministerial powers to direct the functioning of the market to protect South Australia;
  • Gas - incentivising more production and try to ensure it is used in South Australia;
  • Target - establish a new Energy Security target; and
  • Purchasing - use government purchasing to attract a new generator.

This event, the second in the CEDA SA Energy series, will also feature key energy leaders leading a discussion around the new policy measures.

Meet the keynote speaker

The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis MP
South Australian Treasurer South Australian Minister for Energy

Meet the speaker

Professor Ross Garnaut AC
Chair, Zen Energy

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